Novemeber 3, 2012, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Members-only 8 - 10 a.m.
Buy beautiful California native plants at Grow Native Nursery’s season opening spectacular.
The Fall Planting Festival at Grow Native Nursery at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden will showcase thousands of California native and water efficient plants, many propagated from our own collections and not available anywhere else. Proceeds support Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden programs.
The event will include a lecture series with 30-minute horticultural and landscape design talks at 10 a.m, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and much more.Speaker line-up
Dave Lannom, 10 a.m., "Plant Propagation for Homeowners"
Frank Simpson, 11 a.m., “Landscape Design with PlantQuest”
Learn the features and practical use of this great new tool with landscape architect Frank Simpson. Download the free PlantQuest iPhone and iPad app with vital statistics and landscaping tips for native plants.
Scott LaFleur, 1 p.m., "The Path to a New Garden"
Sharing the right steps to take on the path of creating a sustainable garden.
Join LaFleur, the new director of horticulture at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, for a conversation about what it takes to create a new and sustainable garden. Whether creating a balcony retreat, or a public sanctuary on the west side of Los Angeles, there is a path one walks on their way to making that dream garden a reality.
Live musical entertainment
Morning Blue Note Jazz Combo
Afternoon Modal Tease String Band (Modal Tease String Band blog)
And much, much more!
Enormous native plant selection
Seeds and bulbs
RSABG research plants
Succulent wreaths (photo album)
Grapevine wreaths (photo album)
Native plant experts table
Free Garden admission
Gourmet food trucks (The Cupcake Place, Shortrib Taco, Macho Nacho, The Lobos Truck, Currywurst, and Ragin Cajun)
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden has been selling California native plants since 1978.
Don’t miss this ideal opportunity to purchase hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind natives and to get your gardening questions answered by friendly, experienced botanic garden professionals and volunteers.
Grow Native Nursery Claremont opens for the season, Sunday, November 4, 2012.
For more information, check out the Fall Planting Festival FAQs.